But the people cannot have wells, and so they take rain-water. Neither
can they conveniently have cellars or graves, the town being built upon
"made ground"; so they do without both, and few of the living
complain, and none of the others.
It has been said that a Scotchman has not seen the world until he has
seen Edinburgh; and I think that I may say that an American has not seen
the United States until he has seen Mardi-Gras in New Orleans.
from a stereocard in the
Dave Thomson collection.
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